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Let's take a look at some key stats from the Panthers win over the Lions in week 2 of the NFL season. If the Lions forced the Panthers into 3rd down they usually succeeded in getting the punt.
There they go again. Just when it looked like it was safe to start kicking around some other leagues, the Big Ten tripped all over itself and bumbled away its handful of chances to claim wins over teams from Power 5 conferences.
While the season is just three games in, the Penn State Nittany Lions have found out quite a bit of what kind of DNA the 2014 team has, well so far at least. James Franklin said a few weeks ago that his team had the ability to win when things are going against them.
Rutgers quarterback Gary Nova threw five interceptions in Saturday's 13-10 loss to Penn State . While Nova is most responsible for protecting the ball, there were plenty of other factors involved in the turnovers.
Jordan Hill is literally pushing his way to consistent playing time in his second season with the Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks. The pride of Steel-High and Penn State is seeing consistent snaps as part of the Seahawks' nickel defense package.
Penn State finished with five interceptions in Saturday night's 13-10 win against Rutgers. The players had a feeling they would, too, because defensive coordinator Bob Shoop told them before the game they would have five interceptions.
Hardy was convicted July 15 of assault on a female and communicating threats. He is appealing the ruling.
The Carolina Panthers indicated shortly before Sunday's game that 2013 Pro Bowl defensive end Greg Hardy would not participate against the Detroit Lions . This was in light of his pending appeal for domestic abuse.
The mighty Penn State Nittany Lions spoiled the Big Ten debut of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights - barely, by a score of 13-10 - before a record crowd of 53,774 in Piscataway. It wasn't the game any of our expert predictors predicted.
Running back DeAngelo Williams is inactive after missing practice Thursday and Friday with a thigh injury. He was listed as questionable entering the game.
If he hadn't proven that he's a great one before Saturday night, Penn State sophomore quarterback Christian Hackenberg definitely showed it in the last two minutes of the Nittany Lions' thrilling 13-10 comeback victory over Rutgers before a record crowd of 53,774 at High Point Solutions Stadium. And yet, despite being sacked five times, seemingly locking on receivers and missing others who were open, being out of sync at the line of scrimmage and bobbling or fumbling two exchanges, Hackenberg showed his moxie when the Lions were faced with their first defeat of the young season.
Penn State spoiled Rutgers' inaugural Big Ten game, rallying for a 13-10 victory on the strength of a six-play, 80-yard drive capped by Jersey guy Bill Belton's five-yard scoring run with 1:13 remaining. The gave Penn State its first lead of the night, and Rutgers was unable to rally before the largest crowd in High Point Solutions Stadium history.
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Penn State will begin its 22nd season in the Big Ten on Saturday under the lights at Rutgers in the conference's opening game of the 2014 season. Kickoff is slated for 8 p.m. with television coverage by BTN.
DeAngelo Williams missed practice Thursday with a thigh injury, and did not participate in the Friday portion of practice which was open to the media. The injury could carry into the weekend and could potentially sideline Williams, meaning it's time for Jonathan Stewart to step up.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 07:07 am
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